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Get Paid for 43239 and 43248 for EGD Claims

Question: How do we get a claim for 43239 through when filed along with 43248? We have tried using modifiers 51 and 59 but to no avail.  Do you have a suggestion to get these claims paid? Indiana Subscriber Answer: EGD coding can become a little complex sometimes.  Some payers may not pay for both the codes because the codes belong to the [...]